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by Justin C. Key • 7 comments
Now that you've gotten your NaNoWriMo project underway, it's time to make those characters come alive!
From the books you’ve read, stories you’ve heard, or movies you’ve seen, which characters do you remember the most? Sure, Harry Potter was cool and all with his ‘chosen-one’ storyline and the fate of...
by Ervin Anderson • 3 comments
How not to write an article about Writer's Block.
Writer’s Block. We all get it occasionally. Let’s say you’re planning to write an article about, oh, I don’t know…Writer’s Block, but you sit down to write and nothing comes. What do you do? You stare...
by Brandon Nolta • 7 comments
Read on if you like, but it's all in the title.
Since this is NaNoWriMo time, I imagine most of the posts that happen on this blog in November will have to do with that pursuit. No surprise there; from my perusing of the forum posts, many of you ar...
by Justin C. Key • 2 comments
If you haven't started yet, the first thing you should do for NaNoWriMo is go back in time two days ago. Your second task is to set goals.
NaNoWriMo, NaNoWriMo, NaNoWriMo. Try to say that ten times fast. If you can’t, that’s okay. We’re writers, not public speakers. But whether you type it, say it, or scribble it on the walls of your hom...
by Ervin Anderson • 9 comments
The stories we love aren't always the kind we should be.
What you want to write isn’t always what you should be writing. I learned this lesson early, when I decided that I wanted to write horror novels. It seemed an easy choice. I loved to be scared, and lo...
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